Ronald Q. Patterson was found killed Saturday night in a shelter house inside Swope Park in southeast Kansas City.
Police arrived at the crime scene in the 4600 block of Starlight Road and found Patterson, 65, of Kansas City, suffering from gunshot wounds. Patterson was taken to a hospital, where he later died.
Investigators were able to identify a possible shooter but no arrest had been made.
No other details were released.
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